Transaero Airlines' board approved the acquisition of five 777-200s and nine 747-400s as part of its ongoing fleet development and modernization program. Deliveries will start in May and continue throughout the year. The widebodies will be purchased through financial leases, an airline spokesperson confirmed to this website, adding that it concluded an agreement with Japanese trading company JALUX for the 747-400s in a deal worth $252 million.The -400s previously were operated by ...

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